July 26th, 2013
Jenson Button says McLaren’s season is not a write-off, despite the team switching its development focus on to the 2014 car. Button thinks work still being done can help the team move forward, and he is even targeting a podium for the next race in Belgium. “We still want to win a race, and I still think we can win a race,” said Button.
July 24th, 2013
Giedo van der Garde insists he does not fear losing his Caterham Formula 1 seat to Heikki Kovalainen for the remainder of the season. The Dutchman beat Kovalainen to the second seat alongside Charles Pic in 2013, with the latter surprised that his underdog heroics had been overlooked
July 19th, 2013
Pastor Maldonado believes there is no quick fix to Williams’ problems, but thinks the recent technical reshuffle does offer a glimmer of hope for the longer term future. Williams announced earlier this week that Pat Symonds is to join it as its new technical chief as replacement for Mike Coughlan
July 18th, 2013
Paul di Resta is convinced race drivers and their teams will benefit from running at Silverstone, despite several of the 2013 field not taking part in the test. Drivers like McLaren’s Jenson Button and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso had questioned the value of testing at Silverstone, as a strictly-defined Pirelli programme limits what they can do
June 14th, 2013
Spanish driver Sergio Canamasas will get behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car for the first time when he carries out aero testing for the Caterham team. Canamasas, who races with the squad’s GP2 outfit, will complete a straightline test in France on June 20. The 27-year-old from Barcelona will be driving the CT03 all day to help the team with the development of the car.